He started swimming at age 7.
Michael Phelps started to swim from the age of seven onwards. It was partially because of the urging of his sisters and partially as an outlet for his great energy.
Since he was 15 years of age
Michael Phelps began swimming at age 7 at the North Baltimore Swimming Club.
Fred Phelps, divorced at a young age
Michael Phelps comes from a family of 5. His dad, Fred, his mom, Debbie, his sister Hilary and his sister Whitney, than baby Michael (all in age order)
Michael Phelps was 19 years old when he won his first gold medal at the 2004 Games in Athens.
6' 4" 185 pounds
Since he was 12 years of age.
he was diagnosed at 9 years of age
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is a retired American swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals. Phelps began swimming at the age of seven, partly because of the influence of his sisters and partly to provide him with an outlet for his energyhe got professional training from his coach at the age of 12-13yrsWhen he was 7.